News & Feature Stories

Postcards from the Edge No.60: Distilled Good Times

Left with kegged beer that no longer had a home when the pandemic hit, both Sparkke Change and Stone & Wood decided to turn it into something else.

November 30, 2020 by Ben Hopkins


Range Abbotsford Opens Today

November 27, 2020 by Will Ziebell

Just over a week after they cleaned up at the Indies awards, Range Brewing are opening their Abbotsford taproom. Will Ziebell called in for a sneak peek with co-founder Gerard Martin.


Bad Shepherd: Five Years In Five Beers

November 27, 2020 by Will Ziebell

It's five years since Bad Shepherd opened their Cheltenham brewpub, a half decade of huge change in beer. We invited co-founder Dereck Hales to take a trip down Memory Lane via five of their beers.


Win A Crafty Cabal Table Tennis Table!

November 26, 2020 by Crafty Pint

Want an eye-catching, all-weather table tennis table for your brewery, venue or other beer business? We're giving one of Pongo's epic aluminium tables away to a Crafty Pint partner with a Crafty Cabal deal in place.


Blackman's Grovedale Groove

November 26, 2020 by Will Ziebell

Having well and truly outgrown their Torquay home, Blackman's are set to open a new brewery in Geelong next year. Will Ziebell spoke to founder Renn Blackman about the latest expansion for the family brewery.


Jetty Road To Lorne Pier

November 25, 2020 by Will Ziebell

Mornington Peninsula-based Jetty Road are set to welcome beer fans to another popular tourist spot from next week as they set up home in Lorne. They've also confirmed they're no longer going ahead with a South Melbourne brewpub.


Otherside Go On Tour

November 25, 2020 by Guy Southern

COVID-19 gave the team behind Otherside Brewing Co and Freo.Social to take stock and reassess their model. One outcome launches tomorrow as they kick off three weeks of Welcome to the Otherside as a taster of what could lie ahead.


Craft Beer For Dogs

November 24, 2020 by Ben Hopkins

Dogs feature heavily in the beer community: there are brew dogs, events for dogs, breweries named after dogs, social accounts featuring dogs as heavily as beer. And now there are craft beer treats for dogs too.


Who Brews as Springside Brewing?

November 23, 2020 by Mick Wust

A new baby birthed a new hobby. A new hobby attracted a new community. A new community led to a new brewing company. This is the story of Springside Brewing.


Hop Nation's Zymurgy Zone

November 20, 2020 by Will Ziebell

Today sees Hop Nation open a new venue with the team behind Yarraville's fine diner Navi. We caught up with brewery co-founder Sam Hambour to find out more about the West Footscray space.

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